When the new Warden comes in disguised as an inmate, he sees first hand all the corruption and scams the guards and prison officials and running. When he reveals himself, and starts to implement reforms to stop the corruption, the local business community, who had been benefiting from the scams, fights back, and the corrupt southern prison system, starts making political trouble for the new warden. Written by
Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>
One man against a cruel system.
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Did You Know?
One of two Robert Redford
movies released in 1980 that were Oscar nominated. This film was an Academy Award nominee for Best Original Screenplay whilst the other movie Ordinary People
(1980) received six Oscar nominations. See more
As Cpt. Renfro leaves, he tells Brubaker, "Smartest thing you ever did was come in here incognizant; dumbest was steppin' forward." The term is "incogNITO", which means unknown or unrecognizable. "Incognizant" means unknowledgeable or ignorant. See more
Let's just take a little bit off around the ears.
[hands barber $2
Costs five to get you no haircut now, Zaranska. Two only gets you a crew-cut.
Fuck, I could use this on a bed.
It'll all come off then. Maybe an ear with it.
What's it be, my man?
[hands barber $5
Leave the ears.
Referenced in Murphy's Law: Electric Bill
All for the Love of Sunshine
Written by Mike Curb
, Harley Hatcher
and Lalo Schifrin
Performed by Hank Williams Jr.
Heard when the steer is dropped off at the diner See more